|The United Food & Commercial Workers Local 555, with 18,000-plus members, has endorsed the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, which would legalize marijuana in the Beaver State|
|All photos by Sharon Letts|
|Canna Comic Sherry Glaser on the main stage “Being Mother Earth.”|
|Just how is it that the approval of a medicine for multiple sclerosis “should” end the debate over medical marijuana?|
Country music legend Willie Nelson has endorsed the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act 2012 (OCTA 2012), which is gathering signatures to qualify for the November general election ballot. If passed by the people of Oregon, OCTA 2012 would regulate the legal sale of marijuana through state-licensed stores, allow adults to grow their own, license Oregon farmers to grow marijuana for state-licensed stores and allow unlicensed Oregon farmers to grow hemp for fuel, fiber and food.
|Goliath’s GAW News Bureau|
|Kentucky’s new medical marijuana bill bears the name of the great Gatewood Galbraith|
|Gatewood Galbraith (1947-2012)|
The legendary Gatewood Galbraith, colorful Kentucky political figure known as “The Last Free Man In America,” died quietly in his sleep at home Tuesday night. Gatewood, a perennial candidate for public office and a lifelong marijuana advocate, changed the cannabis movement forever with his homespun wisdom and plain-spoken honesty.
|Time 4 Hemp|
|Richard Brumfield claims cannabis prohibition will end November 5, and that he’ll be in charge of all legal production in America. Dude has a healthy sense of self, at least; not so sure about his grip on reality, though.|
Richard Brumfield, a medical marijuana activist from California, is in a unique position — that is, if you believe him. Brumfield claims not only that he is in direct communication with the White House and the National Institute on Drug Abuse, but also that — oh yeah by the way — marijuana prohibition ends on November 5. Did I mention he’d be in charge of all production?